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UK ‘living crisis’ hits workplaces

A third of white-collar professionals have stated that they are ‘very likely’ to leave their job in the coming months, unless more understanding and assistance is directed toward personal matters which impact their work. According to research carried out by ...

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Trade unions and scientists push for indoor air quality pledge

Trade unions and scientists want employers to sign a pledge to protect the health and wellbeing of their employees by improving workplace conditions, including turning their buildings into ‘safe havens’ from polluted air. The Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union ...

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Only a third of UK employees report having good emotional wellbeing

A new survey conducted by WTW (Willis Towers Watson) a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company has revealed only a third of employees (37 per cent) in the UK report having good emotional wellbeing. While around one in eight ...

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Landmark study finds menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace

The Fawcett Society has released findings of the largest ever survey of menopausal women, which has found the basic needs of menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace and by healthcare providers. The landmark study shows the majority of ...

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ISS wins RoSPA award for menopause project

ISS Facility Services’ Menopause Awareness Project has won the RoSPA Initiative of the Year Award. The initiative, led by ISS UK’s newly appointed Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Kat Parsons, aimed to raise awareness of the menopause, how it ...

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Five top tips for employers to promote healthier eating and wellbeing

Eurest, the workplace division of foodservice provider Compass Group UK and Ireland, is urging employers to help workers adopt healthier diets. This follows Aon’s Benefits and Trends Survey 2022 which highlighted employee wellbeing as a growing corporate trend. The survey of 250 ...

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City Hall leads the way with menopause policy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a menopause policy which will put in place practical steps to better support women and all colleagues going through menopause transition at City Hall, and introduce measures to shift perceptions surrounding menopause ...

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Home alone

As organisations contend with ongoing working from home, Charles Butterworth, Director, Access People considers the negative impact of remote working and onboarding on employee wellbeing There are clear benefits to a remote working culture. Greater autonomy and flexibility allow workers ...

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Post pandemic recovery sparks demand for workplace cleaning services

UK businesses are prioritising the health and wellness of their employees more than ever, as new data reveals an increase of up to 90 per cent demand for office cleaners across the UK. Research carried out by facilities management provider, ...

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Metro Building first to achieve Fitwel three-star certification

The Metro Building, in London’s Hammersmith, is the first UK building to be awarded a three-star Fitwel certification, under the Built Certified Multi-Tenant Base Building (v2.1) scorecard. Managed by independent commercial property management and building consultancy firm, Workman, on behalf ...

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